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>>> the washington region and a deep freeze. >> freezing, bitter cold. >> toff wind blowing through the area. tough questions about how the u.s. dealt with an attempt to blow up an airliner. >> this was a breakdown. >> what the president is sang. and a local srts star under investigation. >> why would anyone bring a gun to their place of business? >> new allegations. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >>> bitterly cold temperatures and gusty wind put the washington area in a deep freeze and the mercury has plunged, wind advisory in effect. steve rudin joins us with the details. >> a cold evening in the belfort furniture weather center, temperatures well below freezing. 40 m.p.h. wind, 21 degrees at reagan national. west virginia, 11 degrees. we have a wind advisory in effect for the entire metro area from now until 4:00 in the morning, but it looks lke they may extend that into the daytime hours tomorrow as the wind will once again picked up out of the northwest, allowing for the wind chill factor to only make it into the couple single digits, low teen
>> live and i high definition, this is abc 7 at 6:30. >> the washington region is gripped in a deep freeze. bitterly cold tempratures are causing problems around the area. people are trying to cope with the cold without heat or electricity. the deep freeze will affect some school tomorrow. frederick county schools will operate on a one-hour delay. our meteorologist joins us now with a look at ho cold it is going to get >> is going to get cold tonight, but the good news is finally starting to diminish a little bit -- the wind advisory has been cancelled and we're looking at wins out of the north that -- northwest around 20 miles an hour. in the weather center, it feels like one degree above zero in germantown. 11 in silver spring. anyway you look at it, it is cold out there. for tonight, we will call for colder, breezy conditions and not as wendy as earlier. temperatures falling into the mid to upper teens. coming up, we will look at the forecast. are you ready? we could be looking at more snow. i'll tell you when and a few moments. >> it is coming and the deep freeze hit some local
half, the former wizards guard roger mason shows washington what it's missing, drains the jumper, two of the 20 points, the spurs led 74-71. >>> now, leading by 8 with under a minute to gjenobli with the defense and throws up an amazing shot. that and the foul shot. the spurs beat the wizards 97- 86. after the game, gilbert arenas answered questions about bringing guns to the a rope. >> i agree. that is bad judgment on my part, you know, storing them here. i take responsibility for. that. >> the okay corral. was that just a joke? >> i'm a jokester, i know. nothing in my life is serious. i had to deal with the police investigation, that is what i had to deal with. >> you have spoken with them yet? >> no. i will deal with that on monday. >> reporter: two tocollege hoops, george mason tested on new year to bounce back from the worse loss in six years. the patriots turn a 27-point pounding by radford into a victory over old dominion. they beat georgetown two weeks ago. we start in the final seconds of the first half. the game tied at 28. kim long, the 3-pointer and gets the friendly bounc
, washington d.c., and shanksville, pennsylvania. was it a high point or a low point for media coverage? i mean, it really was the story of the decade, wasn't it? >> well, at that point i was working at the new york times, which won i think seven pulitzers for the coverage we did, lead up to that horrific event. i think it was an amazing period for news, jon, i think that everybody finally caught up with the story of the formation of militants groups like al-qaeda, the names that we now take for granted that we're seeing all over the world, we began to understand that they were really up to, and it was a moment of incredible challenge for the media and i think they rose pretty well to it at the beginning. >> jon: i remember the feeling of unity that came out of those attacks and it lasted a while. >> yeah. >> jon: it seems to be gone now. >> it does indeed. i agree with everything that judy said. i think that it's important to remember that the media had ample opportunities to cover the story, to connect the dots before 9/11. i interviewed tom fenton, then just retired from cbs news who had w
. >> washington wizards star gilbert arenas tonight accepting responsibility for bringing guns into the team locker room but an investigation by local law enforcement and nba continues. >> i'm bruce johnson. thank you for joining us this saturday night. two developing stories. family of abe pollin now speaking out about gilbert arenas and guns in the locker room. >>> first, coldest night of the winter in the washington area. temperatures falling into the teens and when you mix in the windchill it will be color. what's in store? >> temperatures already at zero. even some below zero in some cases. first of all, see where we have our wind advisory. this has been extended to 4:00 a.m. have to go in western parts of virginia and eastern parts of west virginia that are not in the advisory. current temperatures along with the wind speed. strong winds. 30-mile-an-hour winds. 20 degree temperatures. gaitwell below zero in many cases maybe into the teens below zero. i'll show who you will get that frigid air. where temperatures go this entire week and what to expect next week. your entire forecast jus
. in the statement, the ceo said that you can be certain wewill make our points very clearly and in washington. the transportation safety administration has plans to send high-level on to the airports and discuss security procedures including a controversial full-body security scanner. in new york, laura ingalls, fox news. >>> american airlines in the hot seat and an illness spread us through a local senior living center. we're everywhere at 11. >>> the faa is watching american airlines closely after three dangerous landings last month. this is video from december 22nd when a plane overshot the runway in jamaica during a george and two other landings, the jet's wing tips touched the ground. the faa officials say they're looking to see if there is a larger problem here. the airline said it's cooperating with the investigation. >>> and an assisted living center shutting the doors due to a strange illness. some in woodbridge have come down with flu-likeitism soms. no visitors are allowed for the time being. the health department said that one, once residents start to feel better, they will lift t
was pleased that very recently i met with two african women here in washington who came to receive a prize for their work. i asked them what they thought about the opposition movement in zimbabwe, and they said that is going to be about arguing about who gets to get driven around in a mercedes. we need to give people seeds, and we need to stop the violence against women, domestically and politically. we have not got time for politics like that. oddly, of all of the things they want to do to help -- and they have a web site, woza, where you can see what they are doing, helping women at the ground level, not looking for money and not looking for political office. it is very encouraging. i wish when i were a young man and was working in these movements that i had realized that we were overlooking the vast talent of africa's women. we are going to talk about history on our program today. it was one of the most interesting men writing about history. his name is robert merry, and he has written a marvelous book on president polk. we will be right back with a very wide ranging discussion, bringin
from washington to talk about the new directives and the story developing out of yemen. the new directives in effect tomorrow. >> these are dramatic, brooke. starting tomorrow, tsa is mandating every person flying into the u.s. from or through a country that's a state sponsor of terrorism or other countries of interest will be required to go through a hand screening or secondary screening. that can include body scans, patdowns and other regulations. and this is sure to slow down the boarding process but it also comes after the u.s. government stepping up counterterrorism efforts in yemen which is emerging as a more serious front in the war on terror. on the southern tip of the arabian peninsula where the red sea meets the indian ocean is yemen. that's where a strike just last month killed three al qaeda members suspected of targeting the u.s. embassy for attack. cnn has learned a fourth was captured with his suicide vest on. according to his senior u.s. military official. now the u.s. and british embassies have been closed because of continued threats in the area. >> there are i
from iraq. chris: hi, i'm chris matthews. happy new year. katty kay is a bbc and washington correspondent. dan rather is global correspondent, john harris, is et tor in chief of the politico. helene cooper, white house correspondent. john, you came up with seven story lines that obama's critics are starting to push. avoiding those stories could well be his new year's resolution. giving the critics a storyline that he's playing with monopoly game. >> another story line looks like he's yielding to nancy pelosi. looks like he's more interested of being president of the world? critic bill crystal says this -- >> obama is making us weaker. he tries to placate adversaries. >> this idea that he's somehow a global blowny guy. not too much of a good old yankee american. >> what he has chosen to emphasize in the early going has led to that perception. there's no doubt by favoring the wall street crowd that he fed into that whole thing. then talking about global warming, it all leads to this perception. i think the perception is a problem for him. chris: tipping to the atlantic and not
in his arrest. >>> al qaeda threats close a u.s. embassy as washington battles to move extremism with talks and with force. >>> and it looks like new york's tavern on the green restaurant has gone out of business after all that time. a look at the party that ended it all and how people are remembering one of the city's most famous landmarks. >>> you are watching "hln news and views" on this first sunday of 2010. great to have you with us. i'm susan hendricks. we want to get you updated. authorities have arrested a florida man who allegedly gunned down four members of his family after thanksgiving dinner. u.s. marshals captured paul merhige at a hotel in the florida keys last night. there he is on surveillance camera. he was the focus of an intense manhunt after he allegedly shot and killed his twin sisters and a 79-year-old aunt. he also allegedly killed 6-year-old michaela sitton as she slept in her family's jupiter, florida, home. with his arrest, michaela's father says he will be able to sleep at night. >> it means i'll be able to sleep a little better tonight, and i won't be
in the metro washington area, but all the way up the east coast into as you said, new york city, hartford, providence and boston airport. the doppler radar shows we don't have snow to worry about here but snow showers pick up north of philadelphia and light to moderate snow for new york city. that's the reason for the delays at newark and laguardia and up into portions of boston. temperatures around here in the mid 20s right now with wind chills in the single digits and low teens and it will stay very cold around here for at least the next 12 to 24 hours. a detailed check of your seven day coming up. >>> a sad discovery in rock creek late this morning. a driver on the parkway, noticed a car tire sticking out of the frozen creek. rescuers who tried to get to the driver were hampered by the frigid, icy waters. derrick ward is live in northwest d.c. for more on that story. >> reporter: craig, we're on 23rd street. if you look behind me you see traffic on rock creek parkway. that's south of the ramp from p street. on this side of the park subway rock creek and that's where they found the car.
in washington, is going to be meeting in the situation room and, perhaps, it was a result of that renewed scrutiny. of course the president did reveal that detail that we have learned since the thwarted attack, that al qaeda in yemen played a very large role in it. perhaps that was part of the upshot, some of the new information we're learning. >> what's the key in terms of this tuesday meeting that president obama has called for at the white house when he returns from vacation? what specifically is he asking from all of his intelligence agency heads on this? >> this information that he shared with the american people yesterday, that al qaeda on the arabian peninsula had a hand in this thwarted attack, wants to know why intelligence agencies didn't share that information with each other? after all, it was the 9/11 commission that is responsible, their recommendations, for forming many of these very same agencies, they were supposed to share this information. this was the problem prior to 9/11 and apparently it still lingers in the u.s. government, david. >> nbc's mike viqueira at the whit
on todayÑit a southeast washington church where shots rang out on new year's eve. dozens of people were inside new life praise temple ministry on naylor road southeast thursday night when someone fired several shots into the building. no one was seriously hurt. police have not figured out who the gunman was, but they say it appears the church was Ñitarget. >>> police in princ george's county need your help in finding two sisters missing for nearly a week now. 14-year-old roxanne owen and her 11-year-old sister deja walked away from a friend's house last week and not been seen since. anyone with information is asked to call prince george's county police right away. >>> we are following a developing story out of yemen. the u.s. and british embassies are closed over threats from al qaeda. the threats in that region have escalated since the failed christmas day terror plot. president obama announced tt al qaeda's branch in yemen was behind the attempt to bomb a plane head for detroit. today, british prime minister gordon brown says his country will work with the u.s. and yemen to help figh
state programs and one in washington d.c. you heard and you know that there is one here in colorado with with a very active and capable group of people, and i hope that all of you who are connected to congregations will talk to your religious leaders, or if you're in the position to sign up and become a member of colorado interfaith power and light, i think that you will find it very beneficial, very informative with resources for how you can green your congregations. and those of us working on this campaign realize that religion has an important role to play in finding solutions to this life-threatening problem. and additionally, the religious voice often brings moral authority. and it leads the way on social changes. and we have to lead now. our faith communities must lead now. when i started this ministry in 1997, there were only a few people who had made the connection between our faith in god and how we treat creation can. addressing global warming was received unenthusiastically at best. i was called a communist, i buzz in favor of -- was in favor of world government, and what
of the man's own daughter. president barak obama calls for partisanship in washington to deal with the war on terror. >> 11 news sunday morning starts right now. >> welcome to 11 news sunday morning. top stories in just a moment. first, we want to take a a lookout side. >> as they say in new england. it's wicked cold. terrible out there this morning. wind chills are a little below zero. it feels like downtown, it's is the. examine bridge, 21. york and haguerstown. these are the gusts. parkton, 23. 27 mile an hour gust in easton. when you factor all that together, it feels like zero at the airport. two downtown. zero at easton. eight apoff and 11 below. in addition to the wind and cold, they are getting a lot of snow out in far western maryland. we'll talk about this wentry weather. a balt father is behind bars this morning charged with the beating death of his own daughter. they are charged with beating his 20 month old daughter to death. we have more. >> it was december 17. the afternoon of the blizzard of 2009 when rescue workers were called to the home of the 2800 block of kentucky aven
on "inside washington," a very dangerous decade end with a failed terror attack. how did this one slip through the cracks? >> all after these red flags, one signal should have gone off. >> more than eight years after 9/11 and $42 billion to upgrade airport security, are we any safer? and are americans willing to bare it all in the interest of their own safety? >> i think the body scanner should be at every checkpoint in every domestic and foreign airport that has a plane bound for the united states. >> also a brief look back. >> it all comes down to the state of florida. >> and a cautious look ahead. where is the economy headed? >> the worst is definitely over. captioned by the national captioning institute -- www.ncicap.org -- >> on december 16, 2009, a young nigerian man bought a plane ticket in ghana. he paid almost $3,000 in cash. he gave no contact information. didn't give an address. same young man was on a british watch list andast may the british had banned him from entering the u.k. in november of 2009, the same young man's father, one of the most prominent men in my year yeah
. >>> president obama set to return to washington tomorrow ahead of a tuesday meeting with top national security officials on the series of failures that allowed the bomb suspect to board a plane, armed with explosives. joining us now live richard wolf, an msnbc political analyst. richard, the developments in gemmen are intriguing regardless of what's fueling them. let's go through the possibilities. general petraeus meets with yemeni leaders yesterday. today they decide to announce there's an active al qaeda threat. is it possible that maybe this is because general petraeus meetings with yemeni leaders did not go as well as he had hoped? >> it's possible, but there's another piece of news as well, which is that the british government announced that it was setting up with the americans a counter terrorism police unit in yemen and, you know, if you are going to say we're going take these people on directly it's going to be american and british funded because the yemeni government cannot deal with this, it's a deeply dysfunctional government, not really in control of its territory, then you can ex
they are not taking any chances. >> also in washington, a jogger makes a grim discovery this morning. a car frozen in the waters of rock creek with the men inside. we will have an update on his condition after the break. -- with a man inside. we will have an update on his condition after the break. police arrest a man accused of police arrest a man accused of gunning >> the man was found inside and overturned car at rock creek this morning. a jogger made the discovery at 11:30 a.m. the car was submerged in about 6 feet of water. it was hard to believe it was -- they believe it was there for some time because ice formed around it. a fire department spokesperson says the victim is in the 50's and is at george washington hospital. a tip to the show "america's most woanted" led to the capture of a suspect. u.s. marshals arrested paul late saturday night. he had been the focus of an intense nationwide manhunt after he allegedly shot and killed his twin sisters, his aunt, and a cousin. the family says the rest means there will be able to sleep at night. >> the manhunt added a lot of stress out of the fe
. you all know of washington monument syndrome, unicom are massive federal government, whenever they get a little type with a a budget because they have blown on all sorts of idiotic things, they close the washington monument, right, because they want to a a tourist who would then presumably go back to the district and say, wow, they are cut to the bone in washington. they better, they even had to shut down the washington monument. welcome in san diego which is the poster child of the city of san diego for pension abuse, my goodness, they are talking about bulldozing the fire pits at the beach to save a few pennies because of the city's budget crunch. so expect more of those types of examples. and this is due to the union power and the excessive spending. again, i go back to the point that it's a theme throughout the book, we are agreeing a two to tier society. and union power destroys chances of reform that it's very hard to reform our educational system. even noted conservatives such as the mayor of los angeles has called the education system in los angeles this new civil rights issue
. you have to agree. the "wall street journal". you read from occasionally and the washington times, i know but today there's no "wall street journal". host: and no washington times. caller: please don't interrupt me. host: patty, hold on. we read from other newspapers. caller: the other thing i want to say is, when your hosts are reading from the papers they transpose and insert their own words in lieu of others. for instance you were reading from a paper and inserting the work government and sometimes they actually screw up the whole meaning of the article. also, i wish you guys would have like national review, just to make it a little more fair of some conservative liberal print. the other thing, yesterday there were so many democrats calling on the republican line you could go through half an hour of call in psalms and never once listen to a republican. i don't know how you do that, but it's really getting ridiculous. it's incredible. host: did you want to respond to yemen and new front of terrorism. caller: i do think you could work on when they read from the newspaper they
following them in washington. hi. >> hi. both the u.s. and british closed their embassies in yemen because of the al-qaeda threat. white house counterterror advisor john brennan says he is not going to take chances with the lives of diplomats and he says the yemeni government is providing support. brennan is heading the white house review of the attack on the detroit-bound plane. he told "fox news sunday" u.s. intelligence failed to connect the dots. he says there was no smoking gun, no definitive intelligence that was ignored and no sign that agencies refuse to cooperate with each other. >> in the review so far, there is no indication whatsoever that any agency or department was not trying to share information. there were some lapses, there were some human errors, there were some failures of the system to allow that to happen at the speed of light. >> many republicans are criticizing the obama administration for choosing to handle this case in criminal court rather than some type of military commission. >> he should be treated as a prisoner of war. he should be held in a military brig. an
washington correspondent bob schieffer. and now from cbs news in washington, bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning again. all things are as they were then except we no longer allow smoking in the studio. chip reid is with the president out in hawaii. the rest of our correspondents are around the table with us here in the studio. we want to say especially a welcome to jan crawford who you saw a lot of on "face the nation" back when she was the legal correspondent for the chicago tribune. she's back with us, back where she belongs. her blog crossroads is already up on the cbs website. we expect to see a lot of you, jan, right here. >> it's great to be back. >> schieffer: thank you. let's get right to the big story. and the news overnight of course was that the u.s. embassy and the british embassy in yemen had been closed because of a security threat. david martin, what have you been able to find out about this? >> usually when you close an embassy it's because there's been chatter on the internet and on cell phones about some sort of vague attack against western interests. that's diffe
inside yemen topped the president's agenda this week as he returns to washington from his hawaiian vacation. late today, however, the u.s. transportation security administration moved forward on its own with some big changes in how it secures international airline flights bound for the united states. there are a lot of moving parts to this story we want to get to. let's start with nbc's tom costello, who happens to have just arrived off a flight from europe. he joins us from our washington bureau with more on that breaking development from the tsa. tom? >> reporter: lester, good evening. the tsa is saying tonight that all international passengers traveling into the u.s. may well see enhanced random screenings, which will include pat-downs, explosive testing of luggage, and those enhanced body imaging scans before they board a flight. the tsalso says all passengers from or traveling through seven high-risk countries will receive full-body pat-downs and physical inspections of their luggage. those seven countries are yemen, pakistan, nigeria, syria, sudan, an, and cuba. the state dep
in oakland, maryland. eight degrees in washington and one degree in haggerstown. this is very dangerous cold air sitting with our region right now. we have a wind advisory in effect as the winds will continue to stay breezy and gusty. 18 at 6:00 a.m. some areas dropping into the single digits. i'll tell you how long this arctic blast is going to stay in our region in a few minutes. >>> be in charge of your own personalized forecast. iradar is available at foxbaltimore.com. use the interactive tools to track coming storms to your street. go to foxbaltimore.com/iradar. >>> hundreds of people said goodbye to an 11-year-old girl who was kidnapped from her salisbury home and found dead on christmas day. myranda stephens has more on how this tragedy brought it closer than ever before. more than 1,000 people came to the dmufrp salisbury this morning to say goodbye to the young girl they desperately wanted to see alive. >> (unintelligible). the pain, sorrow, many tears. >>reporter: 11-year old sarah foxwell was found dead christmas day after police say her aunt's ex-boyfriend, a register
in washington fran townsend, cnn national security contribu contributor and former homeland security adviser to george w. boos: rich chan ben venn niece sta of the former 9/11 commission and jeanne meserve. richard, let me begin with you. the former head of the 9/11 commission, governor kaine is basically laying the blame this morning at the president, not just because he runs the executive branch, but accuses him of being distracted. do you agree? >> far be it for me to disagree with tom kaine. i agree with him about 99% of the time. here i think he's been a little too harsh. the president doesn't oversee the day today workings of the intelligence community. but here when it appeared obvious that there has been a failure, he immediately responded, i think quite appropriately saying it was unacceptable. that he intended to get to the bottom of it, find out the specifics of what went wrong and hold people accountable and make the changes that are necessary. and i think that's quite appropriate. >> fran, you sat in the white house. you would have been involved in some of the discussions that w
of a u.s. bound passenger jet. molly is live in washington. >> good afternoon. roadblocks are set up outside the embassy in yemen. they are closing their embassies because of security concerns. john brennan told fox there are indications that the u.s. embassy could be a target of al-qaeda in the arabian peninsula. that is the yemen based group that the white house says trained umar farouk abdulmutallab, the man suspected of trying to blow up a plane with explosives carried in his underwear. >> this is something we're very concerned about. we're concerned they may be in fact trying to get other operatives to train inside of yemen to send to the west. that why we need to maintain this pressure inside yemen. >> since the christmas day attacks. the u.s. has tried to look at all available intelligence to make sure there is another umar farouk abdulmutallab waiting in the wings. lawmakers from both sides say it's important to keep supporting the yemeni government. >> in part because we have put so much pressure on al-qaeda in pakistani, they are moving to yemen. it's a big country, very sp
" in taking guns into the washington wizards' locker room. arenas spoke last night after two days of reports regarding an alleged locker room showdown between two players. our national correspondent, susan candiotti reports, the case is attracting attention far beyond the sports world. >> reporter: washington wizards guard gilbert arenas is a throw-time nba all star but his alleged locker room gun antic does get him into serious foul trouble legally. >> i'm a jokester, nothing in my life is actually serious. >> reporter: it is no joke. the d.c. police, u.s. attorney's office and national basketball association all say they are investigating. the new york post reports that arenas and team mace crittenden drew guns on each other january 1st over a card-playing gambling debt. i can't speak to that if you have known me, i have been here, never did anything violence, do anything funny, it is funny to me. >> reporter: team owner says arenas kept the gun in his locker without ammo, a practice they call dangerous. guns have no police in a work police environment and we will take further step tones s
>>> from washington, the mclaughlin group. the american original. for over two decades, the sharpest minds, best sources, hardest talk. the mclaughlin group is brought to you my metlife. guarantees for the if in life. ♪ [ music ] >>> it's the 28th annual mclaughlin group year end awards 2009 part 2. here's the master of ceremonies, john mclaughlin. >> destined for political stardom 2010. >> marco rubio, republican hero in the future. >> eleanor. >> we have a rom woman, meg wittman is tending to be governor of california and a democratic woman, maria pantwell, senator from washington state who is about to take the lead on climate change legislation in the u.s. senate. >> monica. >> i have three rising stars. on the right, marly. >> is she going to win? >> i think so. i think she has a very good shot. also the virginia governor. the new republican there, mcdonnel, and she has political aspirations of her own and she could be dynamite. >> to run for governor? >> yes. >> the political stars are going to be the republican congressional leaders who are going to ha
learning new details about the drama that involved washington wizards guard gilbert areenis. the team captain says he's taking responsibility for what he calls his bad judgment in bringing guns into the wizards locker room. he wouldn't go into detail about the parts of the investigation including involving a dispute with teammate crittenden, the us attorney's office and police have been investigating the matter since it was revealed on christmas eve that areenis had gone into his locker. tonight, family of the former washington wizards owner will take further steps to ensure a situation like this never happens again. arenas says he has a meeting with law enforcement authorities this coming monday. we'll keep you posted. >>> a million people gathered in times square and behind the scenes, two marylanders helped make that night happen. >> reporter: it's the moment millions of people around the world waited for, the illumination of the year 2010 in times square. >> it's a once in a lifetime experience. >> reporter: and a magnificent sign was powered by green energy with the help of two
>> right now at 10, the washington wizards hitting the hard wood the first time since a gun probe made national headlines. >>> getting new reaction to reports of star gilbert arenas packing heat in the locker room amount live report is minutes away. >>> we begin with the storm force. tents so low, it's downright dangerous before you factor in the windchill. i'm will thomas. >> i'm sarah simons in for maureen. if you stepped outside today, you felt it. temperatures are hovering in the teens and the wind makes it feel worse out there. gwen tolbert has more. >> reporter: we're talking dangerous cold and do take this heat. it's not going anywhere any time soon at all. let's look at the maps and begin with the wind advisory in place and the areas shaded in brown, this is until 4:00 a.m. until sunday, strong winds gusting from 45 to 50 miles an hour. there is a windchill advisory in place until 10:00 a.m. on sunday, that isn the area shaded in pink and some of that hidden by the brown to the far west, including allegheny, mineral, grant, hardy, highland and pendleton and temperatures ar
expect a reprieve. >>> the washington wizards hit the hardwood for the first time since a gun probe made headlines. we hear from one of the stars accused of packing heat in the locker room. >>> the burgundy and gold wind down what has been a tumultuous season in san diego. the soap opera far from over. we hear from some of the impending free agent. good morning. i'm melanie alnwick. 8:00 straight up on your sunday morning. wind advisory has been extended for the d.c. region. gwen tolbart is tracking the bitter blast. i thought we were gng to get past this wind. >> no, and it is arctic cold that's settling in with it. definitely bundle up. we have to talk about also the dangerous cold weather, because it is definitely a danger out there. you have to be so careful with hypothermia and that sort. we're going to show you the wind advisory in effect until 6:00 p.m. tonight. winds gusting anywhere from 45 to 50 miles per hour. and last night we did have winds within that range across the area. and it doesn't change today. you can see the entire region that is affected. now, currently winds are
our report on washington capital's alex ovenchin a player loaded with family and forks he has major endorsements and commercials and his own clothing line and that's just for starters. earlier we asked the hockey superstar if he is overwhelmed by all of his success. >> in washington it is a pretty cool thing. you go in a shop or you buy some stuff and shopping and people just say hey alex, good game last night, critical game. it is very fun. >> one more interesting thing, this tough guy on the ice actually admit that had he cries at movies. well, actually, so do i. go figure. finally, let's have some fun, some fast fun, some of the best work happened this year when our reporters got right in the middle of the action in this case, speeding through the turn at 120 miles per hour at the famous dover international speedway for chris miller it was time to start your engine to see if he could survive the notorious monster mile. >> chris miller and don knee knew birring here's dover international stairway, year two of the monster mile experience, got the fan experience and i'm going behind
or motive. >>> services will g on today at a southeast washington church where shots rang out on new year's eve. dozens of people were inside the new life praise temple on naylor avenue, stheast when somebody fired several shots into the building. no one was seriously hurt. it appears the church was targeted. >>> we're following a developing story now from yemen. tuesday embassy there is closed in response to al qaeda threats, threats have escalated since the failed christmas day day terror attempt. >> reporter: president obama revealed for the first time since many suspected, al qaeda was behind it. >> appears he joined an affiliate of al qaeda and this group, al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, trained him and directed him to attack that plane headed for america. >> reporter: the president said the suspect, umar farouk abdulmutallab made his al qaeda contact and received his training in yemen a country racked by poverty and ongoing civil war. now fertile ground for extremists driven from strong holds in afghanistan and elsewhere. >> basically a de facto safe haven for islamic terrorist,
on the bombing investigation from his advisors in the coming days. julie? >> julie: molly henneberg in washington, thank you very much. as the u.s. renews the counterterrorism effort in yemen, the failed attack put a spotlight on umar farouk abdulmutallab's homeland of nigeria. it's a country not generally associated with extremism and even the suspect's own father reported his son's suspicious activity to the united states. so what led umar farouk abdulmutallab to radical islam? contact and reaction from nigeria coming uppen up on thex report." we're looking into security lapse at one of the busiest airports. this oversight coming days before the failed plot to take down delta flight 253. the tsa launching an internal investigation after a security check point at dallas/ft. worth international airport was left unattended for an hour-and-a-half. we understand employees from the airport department of public safety were actually the ones who find the unsecured area during routine patrol. now the tsa is responding to the incident. laura ingle joins us to explain. >> hi, julie. the idea that anyone
street jurnal and then "the washington post." he'sin four highly claimed books, including "fiasco and the gamble." both about the iraq war. he's now a senior fellow for the new american security, think tank based in washington, d.c. tom, let me ask you, first, why is this battle important? what are the themes we should be looking at as we peer more closely at. >> it it is representative of several things and it shows you why this war so difficult and how things can go wrong. the afghans survived by smart, by observing. they know how americans fight. they know the intervals they have in which to attack. they know where the american weaks innes are, communications, heavy weapons, and things like overhead reconnaissance means you attack ideally in bad weather like the attack a couple of week ago. go after their communications and then you go after their heavy weapons. you see this again and again. these are smart fighters. they fought the soviet union and fought each other. and now they are fighting us. >> what should we be looking at? what's the -- what's going on there? july 2008,
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of retreating, washington ordered his troops to stay and fight. it was a daring move. when the soldiers on the continental army saw the size and strength of the army against it, many were filled with dread. even in that awful moment, these men had a sense of their own strength, of confidence in one another, and a feeling that province was with them that night. against impossible odds, these ragtag patriots broke the enemy column, forcing the british to retreat. at a moment of victory, the entire continental line is said to have triumphantly chatted as one. the second battle of trenton was a great victory for washington strips and it was a great moral victory for a young nation that had become exhausted and discouraged by war. two hundred 33 years later, americans have not lost the spirit of trenton. two long and difficult course, a prolonged recession, double- digit unemployment, these are difficult days for our nation. in this new year, we are grateful for the courageous men and women of our own day who keep a lonely watch to defend the cause of liberty. we're also painfully aware of h
direction of george washington had just finished a daring but successful surprise attack on the british at trenton. in retaliation, the british launched an attack on the conflict of army. instead of retreating, washington ordered his troops to stay and fight. it was a daring move. when the soldiers in the continental army saw the size and strength of the enemy arrayed against it, many were filled with dread. but even in that awful moment, these men had a sense of their own strength, of confidence in one another, and a feeling that providence was with them that night. against impossible odds, these ragtag patriots broke the enemy column, forcing the british to retreat. at a moment of victory, the entire continental army triumphantly shouted as one. the second battle of trenton was a great victory for washington's troops and a great moral victory for a young nation that had become exhausted and discouraged by war. 233 years later, americans have not lost the spirit of trenton. i. . >> some look a lot washington and wonder how lawmakers who always seem to disagree can ever s
't always know him, but apparently, but i worked in washington for cbs in washington before and there was sort of a stayed quality and yelling just, you would not yell. we would not, we were pinstripe and tie up to the top. i came to 60 minutes and was in shock because you didn't ever talk. you yelled and he wanted to have arguments. which is through that, you know, the best came out. it did. he heightened the game. >> he had a knack for finding the story and knowing what america wanted to hear. how do you think he came by that? what was so unique about don hewitt's instinct for people and that's seemingly what he had was an incredible instinct. >> that's really, that gets at it because so many of us around him were more intellectual, really. we were going for the journalism, we'd been schooled, we study it had. we wanted to know the facts and so forth. he would stand back and let his gut tell him and just, it's not clear, you're not telling the story well. and we would say, as mike was screaming with him, but what about the facts, man? he was saying you could have the facts
as the trials. thanks so much for the latest from washington. eric? >> eric: jamie, the white house says when it comes to the terror threats in yemen, the u.s. is not taking any chances. and the white house counterterrorism chief, john brennan, who you just saw also told "fox news sunday" this morning that there will be an ongoing threat from al-qaeda in yemen until the government there gets better handle on terrorism. so is yemen now the new front in the war against al-qaeda? joining us retired major general marks, former intelligence officer, managing partner of urgo.net, global research and consulting firm. general, good morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> eric: good. it's amazing. from yemen all the way from there to the heart of our country, over detroit with the airplane plot. how can we realistically try and stop terrorists from coming here? >> i mean obviously that is question number one we have to attack on multiple fronts. it's inappropriate for us to look at yemen as the new front on terrorism. this has been an ongoing problem for years. in fact, it's clearly the nexus of a w
broadway. she's in washington. i'm in new york. what are you doing in washington? >> i'm here all day doing press. because i'm going to be the international ambassador for the 75th anniversary of the great smoky mountains national park this coming year. i'm out talking about that. trying to get people to come down to the smokies. we have done a lot of wonderful work today. getting people aware of that. lot of fun stuff going. i have done a cd. i have written a musical for the dollywood opening about the people in the smokies. and how it was when they were being moved out of the mountains to build the park. so it's just a fun thing. we got all the cherokee indians and everybody in east tennessee involved in it. >> larry: it's a great place. the smokeys. i have been there. they couldn't choose a better ambassador than you. you're a businesswoman. have you been hurt in these times? >> i think everybody is a little scared right now. with dollywood our theme park, we were down a little last year. but of course we're very concerned about it and we've put a few little things on hold until we see w
's negative to 3 in ocean city, negative 3 in hagerstown. zero in washington. that's cold. the wind advisories in effect until 6:00 p.m. this afternoon, this evening and it's going to be a very, very blustery, cold day. bundle up. we'll tell you when you can expect to see some calming of the conditions in a few moments. here's what people will be talking about this morning, more than one thousand people gathered to remember sarah foxwell, this 11-year-old girl found dead on christmas day. >> reporter: as sarah foxwell's short life is remembered, police are building a case against a convicted child molester charged in her abduction. at emmanuel wesleyan church in salisbury, mourners find it hard to say good-bye to a little child and so much associated with her abduction and murder over christmas. >> i never thought i would have to do this. >> reporter: sarah foxwell's body was found christmas day. a twice-convicted child molester is responsible. he dated the child's aunt for a while. >> we're going to put this man behind bars. >> reporter: police say the child's sister saw thomas leggs, jr. t
by the cold reality of terrorism. he promised to work with republicans in washington to keep this nation safe. >> we cannot imagine a more fitting resolution to guide us as a people and nation. >> a sentiment echoed by top republicans. >> it is important to remember that we are united by our love of country and a common face that no challenge is too great for the american people to overcome. >> they pick up right where they left off, the battle over the war on terror is certain to begin anew after the attempted christmas day bombing. >> what questions need to be asked? what changes need to be made? >> this past week's suicide bombing in afghanistan serves as a reminder of the struggles. even on an island paradise the president escapes the old challenges -- a president cannot escape the old challenges in this new year. he vowed that those responsible will be held accountable. in washington, i am brian moore. >> coming to salzburg, ocean city, a new airline may be coming. they would like to remain anonymous for the time. they only have flights through philadelphia and charlotte, but business le
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